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Old Posted Nov 19, 2008, 4:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Mike K. View Post
The earth being overpopulated?

I believe less than one percent of the entire above-water surface of the world is inhabited by humans. The other 99% is the uninhabited vastness of planet earth. Furthermore, if our food production methods were not as wasteful as they are we could feed our entire population with the current production and have significant reserves for significantly more people. But alas wealthy countries discard about as much as they consume and food production policies in ravaged countries do little to promote mass and affordable food production.
It's called Ecological Footprint. Not to mention carrying capacity of all organisms on the planet. The earth is not here just for humans.
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